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Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(born Uppu Sobhana Chalapathi Rao) (14 January 1937 – 20 March 2008) was an Indian film
Indian film
actor known for his works exclusively in Telugu cinema.[1][2] He made his film debut in Bhakta Shabari (1959), but Daivabalam (1959), was released earlier at the box office.[3][4] Sobhan babu has garnered five state Nandi Awards for Best Actor, and four Filmfare Awards for Best Telugu Actor.[5] In a film career as a matinee idol, spanning more than thirty five years, Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
starred in a variety of roles in works such as Seetarama Kalyanam
Seetarama Kalyanam
(1961), Nartanasala
Nartanasala
(1963), Lava Kusa
Lava Kusa
(1963), Veerabhimanyu
Veerabhimanyu
(1965), Bangaru Panjaram
Bangaru Panjaram
(1969), Manushulu Marali (1969), Tara Sasankam (1969), Kalyana Mandapam (1971), Chelleli Kapuram (1971), Sampoorna Ramayanam (1972), Sharada (1973), Manchi Manushulu (1974), Jeevana Jyothi (1975), Soggadu (1976), Kurukshetram (1977), Mallepoovu (1978), Gorintaku (1979), Karthika Deepam, (1979), Mosagadu (1980), Maharaju (1983).[6]

Contents

1 Background 2 Awards 3 Filmography 4 Death 5 References 6 External links

Background[edit] He was born to Uppu Suryanarayana Rao and had three sisters Dhanaranga, Jhansi and Nirmala, and a brother, Sambasiva Rao.Sobhan Babu completed his initial schooling at Kuntamukkula Mylavaram. He pursued his Intermediate in Krishna District.[1][2] He married Santha Kumari on 15 May 1958; they had a son, Karuna Seshu and three daughters: Mrudula, Prashanthi and Nivedhitha.[7] Awards[edit]

Nandi Awards

Nandi Award for achi Actor – Jeevana Jyothi (1975) Nandi Award for Best Actor – Sharada (1973) Nandi Award for Best Actor – Kalam Marindi (1972) Nandi Award for Best Actor Chelleli Kapuram
Chelleli Kapuram
(1971) Nandi Award for Best Actor Manushulu Marali
Manushulu Marali
(1969)

Filmfare Awards South

Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
– Khaidi Baabayi (1974) Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
– Jeevana Jyothi (1975) Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
- Soggadu (1976) Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
Filmfare Award for Best Actor – Telugu
- Karthika Deepam (1979)

Filmography[edit] Main article: Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
filmography Death[edit] Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
died on 20 March 2008 due to a heart attack at the age of 71.[5][1][2] References[edit]

^ a b c "Telugu star Shoban Babu passes away". dna.  ^ a b c Bangaru Panjaram
Bangaru Panjaram
in Venditera Paatalu, Krishnasastri Sahityam, third volume, Vishalandhra Publishing House, Hyderabad, pp.78-82. ^ "Actor Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
passes away". 21 March 2008 – via The Hindu.  ^ "Sobhan Babu's statue unveiled in Kurnool". 16 April 2012 – via The Hindu.  ^ a b The Times of India
India
directory and year book including who's who. Times of India
India
Press. 1984.  ^ Ramachandran, T.M. (1973). Film world. 9.  ^ "Latest news from India
India
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India
eNews". 

External links[edit]

Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
on IMDb

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Nandi Award for Best Actor

Nandi Awards

1964–1980

Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
(1964) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
(1965) Chandra Mohan (1966) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
(1967) S. V. Ranga Rao
S. V. Ranga Rao
(1968) Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(1969) N. T. Rama Rao
N. T. Rama Rao
(1970) Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(1971) Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(1972) Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(1973) Krishna (1974) Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(1975) Rallapalli (1976) Krishnam Raju
Krishnam Raju
(1977) Hema Sundar (1978) Gokina Rama Rao (1979) M. Prabhakar Reddy (1980)

1981–1990

M. Prabhakar Reddy (1981) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
(1982) Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(1983) Krishnam Raju
Krishnam Raju
(1984) Murali Mohan (1985) Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(1986) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
(1987) Venkatesh (1988) Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(1989) Rajendra Prasad (1990)

1991-2000

Dasari Narayana Rao
Dasari Narayana Rao
(1991) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
(1992) Jagapati Babu
Jagapati Babu
and Suman (1993) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
(1994) Venkatesh and Naresh (1995) Jagapati Babu
Jagapati Babu
(1996) Akkineni Nagarjuna
Akkineni Nagarjuna
(1997) Venkatesh (1998) Venkatesh (1999) Jagapati Babu
Jagapati Babu
(2000)

2001-present

Nandamuri Balakrishna
Nandamuri Balakrishna
(2001) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
and Akkineni Nagarjuna
Akkineni Nagarjuna
(2002) Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu
(2003) Rajendra Prasad (2004) Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu
(2005) Akkineni Nagarjuna
Akkineni Nagarjuna
(2006) Venkatesh (2007) Ravi Teja
Ravi Teja
(2008) Dasari Narayana Rao
Dasari Narayana Rao
(2009) Nandamuri Balakrishna
Nandamuri Balakrishna
(2010) Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu
(2011) Nani (2012) Prabhas
Prabhas
(2013) Nandamuri Balakrishna
Nandamuri Balakrishna
(2014) Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu
(2015) N. T. Rama Rao
N. T. Rama Rao
Jr. (2016)

Category

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Filmfare Award for Best Telugu Actor

1972–1990

N. T. Rama Rao
N. T. Rama Rao
(1972) Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
(1973) Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(1974) Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(1975) Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(1976) Krishnam Raju
Krishnam Raju
(1977) Chandra Mohan (1978) Sobhan Babu
Sobhan Babu
(1979) Somayajulu (1980) Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(1981) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
(1982) Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(1983) Krishnam Raju
Krishnam Raju
(1984) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
(1985) Krishnam Raju
Krishnam Raju
(1986)

Venkatesh (1988) Kamal Haasan
Kamal Haasan
(1989) Rajasekhar (1990)

1991–2010

Akkineni Nageswara Rao
Akkineni Nageswara Rao
(1991) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
(1992) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
(1993) Rajasekhar (1994) Mohan Babu (1995) Venkatesh (1996) Akkineni Nagarjuna
Akkineni Nagarjuna
(1997) Venkatesh (1998) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
(1999) Venkatesh (2000) Uday Kiran
Uday Kiran
(2001) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
(2002) Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu
(2003) Chiranjeevi
Chiranjeevi
(2004) Siddharth (2005) Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu
(2006) N. T. Rama Rao
N. T. Rama Rao
Jr. (2007) Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun
(2008) Ram Charan
Ram Charan
(2009) Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun
(2010)

2011–present

Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu
(2011) Pawan Kalyan
Pawan Kalyan
(2012) Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu
(2013) Allu Arjun
Allu Arjun
(2014) Mahesh Babu
Mahesh Babu
(2015) N. T. Rama Rao
N. T. Rama Rao
Jr. (2016)

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 96778259 LCCN: n20092146

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